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The Weekly Ketchup: Dark Knight Images and Spoilers, Alien vs. Predator 2 Gets New Title, and More!

Jessica Biel to reveal, and The Golden Compass courts controversy.

by | August 24, 2007 | Comments

In this week’s Ketchup, we’re treated to a bunch of
pics, as well as news of
Michael Hall
‘s role, and
Alien vs. Predator 2 gets a new name. Also,
Jessica Biel under contract to reveal, and
The Golden Compass
stirs the
pot of controversy. Read on!

This week’s most popular news:

A Great Big Eyeful of
Dark Knight Images!

Howdy, Bat-fans! Excited for The Dark Knight yet? Of course you are, and
IESB knows it — which is why they’ve posted a slew ("slew" being, in this case,
a fancy way of saying "19") of images from the film!

Anthony Michael Hall’s
The Dark Knight Role Revealed?

Hey, it’s been a couple of days — why not do an item about possible Dark
spoilers? You know you want ’em, and IGN Movies — reporting on a
HollywoodChicago story — has ’em!

Alien vs. Predator 2 Gets Snazzy New Title

In a move that is certain to make millions of moviegoers more excited about
seeing the film, 20th Century Fox has announced that it’s changing the title of
Alien vs. Predator 2 to Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem.

The Golden Compass Pointing Toward Controversy?

Magic-loving moviegoers who have thrilled to the twists and turns of such tween-friendly
literary adaptations as
The Chronicles of Narnia
and the
series will have their pick of sorcerous films this fall, including
Seeker: The Dark Is Rising
The Golden Compass
. Plenty of
controversy, too, if the past is any indication — and oh look, here’s some

Jessica Biel Strips Down for
Powder Blue

We’ve heard plenty on no-nudity contracts, but this is one of those rare
instances of reports on the exact opposite.
Jessica Biel has signed a contract
that specifically states (down to some rather exact details) how much she will
bare for her next movie,
Powder Blue

Jessica Biel.

In Other News:

Seth Gordon will direct the Christmas comedy Four Christmases starring
Vince Vaughn and
Reese Witherspoon.

Peter Berg
is planning to adapt and direct Lone Survivor, a drama about
Marcus Lutrell, a Navy Seal who became the only survivor of a raid in

Natalie Martinez is in talks to star in the remake of
Death Race
Jason Statham, with
Paul W.S. Anderson directing.

The Weinstein Company is in talks with
Penélope Cruz,
Marion Cotillard
Javier Bardem to join the cast of the musical Nine.

New Line Cinema has acquired New York State of Mind, a Margaret
Nagle-scripted film that will be produced by Arnold and Anne Kopelson.

Rachael Leigh Cook,
Stephen Root,
Grace Zabriskie,
Amy Ryan,
Eddie Jemison,
Michael Leydon Campbell will star in the romantic comedy Bob
, with Craig Carlisle making his directorial debut.

Matthew Lillard will star in the 1980s set teen comedy Endless Bummer,
joining Joan Jett,
Khan Chittenden and
Jane Leeves and director
Sam Pillsbury.

Ron Livingston has joined
Eric Bana and
Rachel McAdams in The Time Traveler’s
, the adaptation of the Audrey Niffenegger novel being directed by
Robert Schwentke.

Jason Isaacs and
Melissa George will star with
John Cusack in the action-thriler
Stopping Power directed by
Jan de Bont.

Superbad director
Greg Mottola will next direct Adventureland for
Miramax and producer Sidney Kimmel.

Superbad director Greg Mottola.